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Export and non-Export-Oriented Enterprises: Payment of national minimum wage

Export and non-Export-Oriented Enterprises: Payment of national minimum wage
Date:December 11, 2017|Domain:Employment/Labour--Economy & Finance

GIS - 11 December, 2017: The Minister of Labour, Industrial Relations, Employment and Training will make Regulations to provide for the payment of the national minimum wage of Rs 8 140, plus the additional remuneration of Rs 360, to workers employed


Over 18 300 beneficiaries have benefitted from the Negative Income Tax allowance

Over 18 300 beneficiaries have benefitted from the Negative Income Tax allowance
Date:December 05, 2017|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS - 05 December, 2017: The Mauritius Revenue Authority (MRA) has credited the Negative Income Tax (NIT) allowance to some 18 327 beneficiaries as at 30 November 2017 out of the 25 369 applicants who have registered for the allowance. The remaining


Launch of Grant Scheme to make Mauritius a high income innovation-driven economy

Launch of Grant Scheme to make Mauritius a high income innovation-driven economy
Date:November 28, 2017|Domain:Economy & Finance--Education & Training--Business & Industry

GIS – 28 November, 2017: The formulation of the Pole of Innovation Grant Scheme by the Mauritius Research Council (MRC) is in line with Government strategy to harness new ventures to boost growth and make of Mauritius an innovation-driven high incom


Negative Income Tax scheme: Beneficiaries receive first payment

Negative Income Tax scheme: Beneficiaries receive first payment
Date:November 27, 2017|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS - 27 November, 2017: The first payment of Negative Income Tax (NIT) allowance to beneficiaries was effected on Friday 24 November 2017 at the seat of the Mauritius Revenue Authority (MRA) in Port Louis in the presence of the Prime Minister, Mini


Chairperson of Economic Development Board appointed

Chairperson of Economic Development Board appointed
Date:November 23, 2017|Domain:Economy & Finance--Business & Industry

GIS - 23 November 2017: The Economic Development Board (EDB) which has been set up following the EDB Act which was passed in the National Assembly in July this year to promote investment has as Chairperson Mr Joseph Charles Cartier who has been appo


Government approves salary compensation of Rs 360 across the board

Government approves salary compensation of Rs 360 across the board
Date:November 23, 2017|Domain:Economy & Finance

GIS - 23 November, 2017: The Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit, Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, announced the payment of a salary compensation of


A Marine Spatial Plan is crucial for the development of the ocean economy, says Minister Mentor

A Marine Spatial Plan is crucial for the development of the ocean economy, says Minister Mentor
Date:November 22, 2017|Domain:Fisheries--Environment--Sustainable Development--Economy & Finance

GIS - 22 November, 2017: If exploited sustainably, our seas and oceans have a huge potential to foster social and economic growth and prosperity. If we succeed, we will benefit from healthy oceans and seas that create attractive and sustainable futu


Prime Minister in Rodrigues for launching of various projects

Prime Minister in Rodrigues for launching of various projects
Date:November 20, 2017|Domain:Economy & Finance--Business & Industry

GIS  - 20 November, 2017: The Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit and Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, launched the fibre optic installation, Mauriti


BOI-CCPIT Shandong Sub-Council: MoU reinforces economic cooperation

BOI-CCPIT Shandong Sub-Council: MoU reinforces economic cooperation
Date:November 14, 2017|Domain:Economy & Finance--Business & Industry--International Relations--Foreign Affairs

GIS – 14 November 2017: A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), aiming to reinforce bilateral and economic cooperation between Mauritius and the People’s Republic of China, was signed yesterday at the headquarters of the Board of Investment (BOI) in Po


Board of Investment organises workshop on Marine Biotechnology

Board of Investment organises workshop on Marine Biotechnology
Date:November 14, 2017|Domain:Economy & Finance--Fisheries--International Relations

GIS - 14 November, 2017:  A one-day workshop focusing on the concrete actions that can expedite, harness and commercialise the country’s marine resources via strategic partnership, focused capacity building and contract based agreements to reduce re